A restaurant recommendation for Oaxaca city.

Old Nov 10th, 2005, 04:14 PM
  #1  
Original Poster
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Posts: 1,886
A restaurant recommendation for Oaxaca city.

Just looking for peoples recommendations for a "special" evening just with my wife !! The kids can stay in their room and watch cable !
Marko is offline  
Old Nov 11th, 2005, 09:36 AM
  #2  
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Posts: 2,676
Marko, you might want to check Chowhounds.com - there's a few people there who can offer excellent recommendations.

El Naranjo is an upscale restaurant - we had lunch there, and it was quite nice. The chef is fairly well known. The food at La Biznaga was very good - it's more casual, but I thought that it would be very pretty at night. There are 2 places called Casa Oaxaca. We went to the one near the gallery and had our most expensive dinner there. It was also very nice.

Enjoy.
SusanInToronto is offline  
Old Nov 11th, 2005, 10:14 AM
  #3  
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Posts: 909
I still like El Catedral, its been around for a long time, not as good as it was 15 years ago but it is still a nice place with a nice atmosphere. I don't think El Naranjo or El Asador Vasco are all they are cracked up to be.
Dude is offline  
Old Nov 11th, 2005, 03:22 PM
  #4  
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Posts: 73
For something romantic, I don't think you can beat Casa Oaxaca - but not the one near the gallery, the original at the hotel. I think you need to make reservations if you are not staying at the hotel. Beautiful, intimate courtyard setting, fantastic food. we stayed there at the end of September, and of the "upscale" Oaxaca restaurants, it was definitely our favorite! The gallery location seemed nice too (we looked but did not eat there), but more hip and trendy rather than intimate.
lily3 is offline  
Old Nov 11th, 2005, 07:47 PM
  #5  
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Posts: 1,208
I was in Oaxaca last February and tried out many. I went to Casa Oaxaca and to El Naranjo. While they were good, I liked the food at La Biznaga more, but the one I that knocked me out was El Temple, and I'd not even heard of it. Of course it depends on what style you like - El Temple was very contemporary, wonderful food I thought.
glover is offline  
Old Nov 19th, 2005, 03:11 PM
  #6  
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Posts: 74
Just back - sooo many good restaurants. La Naranja was very nice. Casa Oaxaca was excellent!! We went for my husband's birthday. You will need reservations and make sure they are at the original location. It is expensive. There are three set price menus - one for $33, one $36 and one $45. We ordered the $33 and $36 menus and shared everything. We also had two mezcals and a bottle of (not very good) Mexican wine. The food is fantastic - rivals anything we've had anywhere - even Paris. Such a beautiful setting and great service.
Another pretty place - much cheaper - was Los Danzantes. Definitely an adult place with upscale, Mexican inspired food. We liked it so much we went twice!(on Alcala)
Pegsimba is offline  
Old Nov 29th, 2005, 04:36 PM
  #7  
Original Poster
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Posts: 1,886
ttt
Marko is offline  
Old Dec 7th, 2005, 12:28 AM
  #8  
Original Poster
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Posts: 1,886
last topper!
Marko is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Original Poster
Forum
Replies
Last Post
yestravel
Mexico & Central America
17
Feb 28th, 2015 06:01 AM
Veramj
Mexico & Central America
4
Nov 27th, 2013 08:24 PM
epi
Mexico & Central America
5
Dec 17th, 2005 11:16 PM
Gargiulo
Mexico & Central America
5
Feb 13th, 2004 03:03 PM
jen
Mexico & Central America
4
Jan 17th, 2003 08:10 PM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Do Not Sell My Personal Information

FODOR'S VIDEO